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    4 Things You Probably Never Knew Your Mobile Phone Could Do

    4 THINGS YOU PROBABLY NEVER KNEW YOUR MOBILE PHONE COULD DO
    There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it:FIRSTEmergencyThe Emergency Number worldwide forMobileis 112. If you find yourself outof the coverage area of your mobile; network and there is an emergency, dial112 and the mobile will search any existing network to establish the emergency number for you, and interestingly this number 112 can be dialed even if the keypad is locked. Try it out.SECOND Have you locked your keys in the car?Does your car have remote keyless entry? This may come in handy someday. Good reason to own a mobile phone:If you lock your keys in the car and the spare keys are at home, call someone at home on their mobile phone from your cell phone.
    Hold your mobile phone about a foot from your car door and havethe person at your home press the unlock button, holding it near the mobilephone on their end. Your car will unlock.Saves someone from having todrive your keys to you. Distance is no object. You could be hundreds of miles away, and if you can reach someone who has the other "remote" for yourcar, you can unlock the doors (or the trunk).
    Editor's Note: It works fine! We tried it out and it unlocked our car over a mobile phone!"
    THIRDHiddenBatteryPowerImagine your mobile battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370# Your mobile will restart with this reserve and the instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get charged when you charge your mobile next time.FOURTHHow to disable a STOLENmobile phone?To check your Mobile phone's serial number, key in the following digits on your phon! e: * # 0 6 #
    A 15 digit code will appear on the screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it somewhere safe. When your phone get stolen, you can phone your service provider and give them this code. They will then be able to block your handset so even if the thief changes the SIM card, your phone will be totally useless. Youprobably won't get your phone back,but at least you know that whoever stole it can't use/sell it either. If everybody does this, there would be no point in peoplestealing mobilephones.

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    For anyone that wants to read it.


    4 THINGS YOU PROBABLY NEVER KNEW YOUR MOBILE PHONE COULD DO


    There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your
    mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it:

    FIRST: Emergency

    The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobileis 112. If you find yourself out of the coverage area of your mobile; network and there is an emergency, dial112 and the mobile will search any existing network to establish the emergency number for you, and interestingly this number 112 can be dialed even if the keypad is locked. Try it out.

    SECOND
    Have you locked your keys in the car?

    Does your car have remote keyless entry? This may come in handy someday. Good reason to own a mobile phone:
    If you lock your keys in the car and the spare keys are at home, call someone at home on their mobile phone from your cell phone.
    Hold your mobile phone about a foot from your car door and have the person at your home press the unlock button, holding it near the mobile phone on their end. Your car will unlock.Saves someone from having to drive your keys to you. Distance is no object. You could be hundreds of miles away, and if you can reach someone who has the other "remote" for your car, you can unlock the doors (or the trunk).

    Editor's Note: It works fine! We tried it out and it unlocked our car over a mobile phone!"


    THIRD
    Hidden Battery Power

    Imagine your mobile battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370# Your mobile will restart with this reserve and the instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get charged when you charge your mobile next time.


    FOURTH
    How to disable a STOLEN mobile phone?

    To check your Mobile phone's serial number, key in the following digits on your phone: * # 0 6 #

    A 15 digit code will appear on the screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it somewhere safe. When your phone get stolen, you can phone your service provider and give them this code. They will then be able to block your handset so even if the thief changes the SIM card, your phone will be totally useless. You probably won't get your phone back,but at least you know that whoever stole it can't use/sell it either. If everybody does this, there would be no point in people stealing mobile phones.

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    Thanks FP.

    I think our friend JoJo deserves a well earned red for posting crap.
    Last edited by jandajoy; 12-05-2010 at 05:27 PM.

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    Snopes begs to differ with some of that info:

    snopes.com: Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

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    Urban myth.

    easy to check and you'll find it doesnt work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fresh Prince;1427091[COLOR=blue
    you can unlock the doors (or the trunk).
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    or boot

    what is this? April fools?

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    It worked....i stood near my car....dialed the missus phone and pressed the key thingy and the car unlocked.

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